French wine discovery tour : 3 Regions Wine Tour Champagne Burgundy Bordeaux

3 Regions Wine Tour Champagne Burgundy Bordeaux

The ultimate French wine tasting tour!

Wine Tour Champagne - Burgundy - Bordeaux

This is the best we have to offer to initiate you into the world of French Wines. This wine tour Champagne Burgundy Bordeaux covers it all!

 

Day 1 : Arrival in Paris

Arrival and check in to your hotel, in Paris.

 

Day 2: Transfer to les Crayeres, Reims and explore Champagne

Transfer to Champagne and check in to the Relais & Chateaux les Crayeres, Reims.

Lunch in a delightful local restaurant.

Visit and tasting at a major Champagne house in Reims. Mercier, Moet and Chandon, Taittinger etc.

Return to your hotel for a tasting dinner with champagne in Le Parc restaurant.

 

Day 3:  Discovery of Champagne

Visit of the chalk cellars of Champagne Mumm followed by a tasting. 

 Experience a private lunch at Pommery, menu includes, starter, main course, cheese and dessert and three different champagnes.

Afternoon guided walking tour of the major monuments of Reims on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Notre Dame Cathedral, The Tau Palace, former palace of the Archbishops, Place Royale, Place du Forum and Place de l’hotel de Ville.

Return to your hotel, dinner in the Brasserie le Jardin of your hotel.

 

Day 4: Travel to Beaune

Transfer to Burgundy.

Arrival and check in to your hotel le Cep, in the afternoon.

Free time to explore Beaune and visit the hospice de Beaune.

 

Dinner at l'Oiseau des Vignes (1* Michelin) .

Overnight at le Cep, Beaune.

 

Day 5 Burgundy: Cote de Beaune & Montrachet

 Start your day with a talk about the Burgundy region with your guide. (40 to 60 minutes)

 Visit and wine tasting in a small private domaine in Côte de Beaune.

Lunch at Aupres du Clocher in Pommard.

Tasting in a second Domaine in Côte de Beaune.

Return to Beaune for a private visit of the Hospices de Beaune.

Visit the Grand Cru Vineyards of Côte de Beaune: Montrachet & Corton.

Drop back to the Hotel. Relax before dinner.

Dinner with the Cook with Marjorie Taylor (BYO possible)

Overnight at le Cep, Beaune.

 

Day 6 Burgundy: discover of the Cote de Nuits

Domaine Lamarche

Tasting in the Côte de Nuits

Drive through the  Romanée Conti Vineyards towards your

Lunch at La Cabotte restaurant in Nuits Saint Georges

Visit the Clos de Vougeot Chateau & Vineyard

Visit a small producer in the Côte de Nuits

Return to the hotel.

Dinner at Lameloise, Chagny.

 

Day 7: Depart for Bordeaux

Drive or fly to Bordeaux.

Arrival late afternoon and check in to your hotel The Grand Hotel, Bordeaux

 

Day 8: The Prestigeous vineyards of Pomerol and St Emilion

Visit and tasting at a Chateau at a classified growth chateau in St Emilion.

Lunch in a charming restaurant in a winery.

Cellar visit and tasting at a Pomerol winery

Free time to explore the UNESCO town of St Emilion, its boutiques and charming cobble stoned streets.

Return to your hotel

Diner at gastronomic restaurant or a small wine bar in the medieval center of Bordeaux.

 

Day 9: Exploring the Medoc

Visit and tasting at a Classified Growth Chateau in Margaux.

 Lunch at Relais & Chateau Cordeillan Bages, Pauillac

Cellar visit and tasting at a Classified Growth Chateau in St Julien.

 Cellar visit and tasting at a classified growth in Pauillac

Return to your hotel

 

Day 10: Sauternes the Sweet Wines of Bordeaux and Pessac Leognan

Visit and tasting at a chateau in Pessac Leognan.

A reservation for lunch will be made for you.

Cellar visit and tasting at a classified growth Chateau in Sauternes

Return to your hotel

 

Day 11: Departure

Departure for Bordeaux Merignac airport after breakfast.

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